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Windpowered landspeed record attempt this weekend Windpowered landspeed record attempt this weekend Emirates Team NZ is under time pressure to better the the current wind powered landspeed record mark With weather conditions at South Australia's Lake Gairdner finally improving, pilot Glenn Ashby is preparing take a crack at the world mark of 202.9kph this weekend. SailGP and America's Cup Chief Umpire Richard Slater will oversee the record attempt. by Newshub/AM Show Posted 9 Dec 16:40 NZDT Shirley Robertson talks with Tom Slingsby Shirley Robertson talks with Tom Slingsby Tom Slingsby: "I said right then and there that I want to be a part of this arena." Tom Slingsby: "I was getting yelled at by Russell Coutts, and I still remember sitting there thinking 'I can't believe I'm sitting there with these legends, Grant Simmer, Jimmy (Spithill), Ben Ainslie, Russell Coutts', I remember I was really in awe!" by Shirley Robertson Posted 9 Dec 13:09 NZDT Doyle Sails SailGP F50 new luggage range Doyle Sails SailGP F50 new luggage range Doyle Sails have released the SailGP F50 range of luggage in collaboration with the SailGP League Doyle Sails have released a new and unique luggage range in collaboration with SailGP League, making the ideal Christmas gift. Made from repurposed high-performance Doyle Sails, used by the top professional sailors competing in SailGP F50's in Season 1. by Doyle Sails Posted 9 Dec 00:05 NZDT Cup Spy Dec 7: INEOS tow tests - sail next week Cup Spy Dec 7: INEOS tow tests - sail next week INEOS Britannia ventured out on the water for another towing test, they hope to sail next week INEOS Britannia conducted a five hour, ten tow testing session off Mallorca, Palma. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, the Italian challenger had a useful test sailing session in winds of up to 12kts off Cagliari, Sardinia. Top Kiwi coach joins Luna Rossa. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-world.com/nz Posted 8 Dec 21:57 NZDT SailGP announces ITM as title partner of NZ events SailGP announces ITM as title partner of NZ events Joining a suite of established partners behind next summer's event With only 100 days to go until the inaugural New Zealand Sail Grand Prix, SailGP today announced a multi-year, national partnership with iconic Kiwi brand ITM. by SailGP Posted 8 Dec 14:19 NZDT Zhik's new multi-purpose breathable PFD Zhik's new multi-purpose breathable PFD So light it barely feels like you are wearing it Zhik's new ultra lightweight, breathable PFD is an ergonomically profiled buoyancy vest, which is so light it barely feels like you are wearing it. by Zhik Posted 9 Dec 19:40 NZDT 44Cup Oman Day 1 44Cup Oman Day 1 Team Nika back on form After a light World Championship back in October in Portorož, Slovenia, the nine teams competing today off Muscat's Al Mouj Marina at the 44Cup Oman were well dialled in for the opening day of the 2022 44Cup's grand finale. by 44Cup Posted 9 Dec 18:52 NZDT VMG and Tack Loss: New Training Tools from Vakaros VMG and Tack Loss: New Training Tools from Vakaros Racing data at your fingertips from Vakaros As sailors, we're always asking questions when we're on the water. Do we have the right sail configuration? Is this mode really faster in the current conditions? That tack felt good, but was it? by Vakaros Posted 9 Dec 03:00 NZDT Meet the 29er Fleet: 2022 Women's World Champions Meet the 29er Fleet: 2022 Women's World Champions Interview with Spanish sisters Paula and Isabel Laiseca This week we meet 2022 Women's World Champions - Spanish sisters Paula and Isabel Laiseca. by International 29er Class Posted 8 Dec 23:05 NZDT Strong line-up for second IMA Maxi Europeans Strong line-up for second IMA Maxi Europeans Taking place again as part of Tre Golfi Sailing Week 2023 The second edition of the International Maxi Association's Maxi European Championship is to take place again as part of Tre Golfi Sailing Week, out of Sorrento's Marina Piccola. by James Boyd / International Maxi Association Posted 8 Dec 05:45 NZDT World Match Racing Tour Final skippers confirmed World Match Racing Tour Final skippers confirmed Ten teams set to battle it out on Sydney Harbour The line-up for the World Match Racing Tour Final 2022 has been confirmed, with 10 teams invited for the inaugural Tour event to be sailed on Sydney Harbour. by CYCA Posted 7 Dec 22:29 NZDT Cup Spy Dec 6: Italy and USA back into training Cup Spy Dec 6: Italy and USA back into training Two teams got back into training for the 2024 America's Cup on Tuesday, in Pensacola and Cagliari. Two teams got back into training for the 37th America's Cup on Tuesday. Luna Rossa and American Magic sailed in light winds in Cagliari and Pensacola respectively. The US team had an 80% dry tack/gybe percentage. The Italians focused on flight control. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-world.com/nz Posted 7 Dec 13:23 NZDT Goblin Mode, Moth Worlds, AC news, offshore racing Goblin Mode, Moth Worlds, AC news, offshore racing David Schmidt looks at the racing reports across North America Mornings dawn late these days at 48.75 degrees north latitude, and yesterday morning I found myself — in between espresso shots — going extra deep on the headlines. Apparently Oxford had selected “goblin mode” as their word of the year. by David Schmidt Posted 7 Dec 05:00 NZDT 2022 SOLAS Big Boat Challenge 2022 SOLAS Big Boat Challenge Wins for Andoo Comanche and Willow The John Winning Jr-skippered maxi yacht, Andoo Comanche, produced a masterclass of high-speed sailing to win Line Honours in the SOLAS Big Boat Challenge on Sydney Harbour today. by Rupert Guinness Posted 6 Dec 19:00 NZDT Live Coverage: Solas Big Boat Challenge Live Coverage: Solas Big Boat Challenge Coverage of the Solas Big Boat Challenge, the final race of the 2022 Australian Maxi Championship Coverage of the Solas Big Boat Challenge, the final race of the 2022 Australian Maxi Championship, raced on Sydney Harbour on Tuesday December 6, 2022. by SailMedia Posted 6 Dec 15:19 NZDT Project Landspeed: World record mark within reach Project Landspeed: World record mark within reach Horonuku has hit over 200km/h on Lake Gairdner in just a 20kt breeze - onboard video After what has seemed like endless weather delays over the past couple of months, finally Horonuku got to stretch its legs on a dry Lake Gairdner with breeze that is edging closer into the required zone for world record attempts. by Emirates Team NZ Posted 6 Dec 12:20 NZDT World Sailing confirms Olympic class regatta dates World Sailing confirms Olympic class regatta dates Competition dates for 2023 and 2024 confirmed World Sailing and four of the leading Olympic class regattas have confirmed competition dates for 2023 and 2024 and announced a commitment for greater collaboration across the sport with the ambition of delivering benefits for event organisers. by World Sailing Posted 6 Dec 08:58 NZDT Kiel Week under World Cup banner again from 2023 Kiel Week under World Cup banner again from 2023 World Sailing extends partnership with Olympic Regattas In future, the regatta organisers and World Sailing want to coordinate dates and general conditions such as training opportunities to make it easier for the world's best athletes to take part in the entire series. by Kiel Week Posted 6 Dec 03:31 NZDT TOR and Archwey partner to tackle marine plastic TOR and Archwey partner to tackle marine plastic Inspiring action to combat plastic pollution in the seas The Ocean Race, the world's toughest test of a team in sport, and sustainable materials specialist Archwey, are today announcing a new partnership to inspire action to combat plastic pollution in the seas. by The Ocean Race Posted 6 Dec 02:42 NZDT Collinson FX: Dec 5 - Risk appetite rallies Collinson FX: Dec 5 - Risk appetite rallies US Federal Reserve Chairman confirms the rate of future interest rate rises may slow US Federal Reserve Chairman confirms the rate of future interest rate rises may slow, as early as December. by Collinson FX Posted 6 Dec 01:22 NZDT Do you know your rig limits? Do you know your rig limits? Avoid rig failure and sail safely & efficiently with new smart device Avoid rig failure and sail safely & efficiently with new smart device. by Cyclops Marine Posted 6 Dec 01:07 NZDT Go behind the scenes at the America's Cup Go behind the scenes at the America's Cup With the latest episode of the World Sailing Show The latest episode of the World Sailing show goes behind the scenes to look at the first weeks of testing ahead of the 2024 America's Cup in Barcelona. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli's LEQ12 test boat is currently in Cagliari. by The World Sailing Show Posted 5 Dec 22:56 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina overall Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina overall British's Dylan Fletcher Scott wins the title The Moth 2022 World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Argentino at its headquarters in Dársena Norte, came to an end on Sunday. It was a challenging event and conditions weren't always easy, but we managed to have thirteen fair races. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 5 Dec 19:20 NZDT Streaming to Hobart with LawConnect Streaming to Hobart with LawConnect Christian Beck's supermaxi has already claimed first place in 2022 Hobart race... Christian Beck's supermaxi, LawConnect, has already claimed first place in the 2022 Sydney to Hobart race. And for that matter, every race hereafter. No. No. No. We're not talking Line Honours, which is the prime directive of the campaign. by John Curnow, Editor, Sail World AUS Posted 5 Dec 10:00 NZDT Project Landspeed: The importance of support Project Landspeed: The importance of support Glenn Ashby on the workhorses of the world wind powered landspeed record attempt When there is not water on the lake, it is always all eyes on Hokonuku, but little has been said of the workhorses of the world record attempt. by Emirates Team NZ Media Posted 4 Dec 22:52 NZDT NSW 18ft Skiff Championship Race 2 NSW 18ft Skiff Championship Race 2 Andoo team extended its lead in the series The Andoo team of John Winning Jr., Seve Jarvin and Sam Newton extended its lead in the NSW 18ft Skiff Championship with another top class exhibition in the North East wind conditions which prevailed for Race 2 of the series on Sydney Harbour today. by Frank Quealey Posted 4 Dec 21:16 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 5 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 5 Four more races held on the Rio de la Plata On the penultimate day of racing at the Moth World Championship the wind again delivered on a typical spring day on the Rio de la Plata and four more races were completed. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 4 Dec 18:52 NZDT Cheeky Tang Fittings by Colligo Marine Cheeky Tang Fittings by Colligo Marine The "right" way to connect synthetic shrouds to your mast! The "right" way to connect synthetic shrouds to your mast! Colligo Marine's patented Cheeky Tang®? fittings are a simple & robust way to splice Colligo Dux rigging directly to the mast. by Colligo Marine Posted 4 Dec 09:43 NZDT Nearly 200 expected for next Transat Jacques Vabre Nearly 200 expected for next Transat Jacques Vabre Almost 100 duos across the three open classes have already entered The Transat Jacques Vabre Normandie Le Havre will celebrate its 30th anniversary in Le Havre before the two-handed Tranatlantic race heads to Martinique, where the finish of the race known as the Route du Café will be hosted for the second time in a row. by TJV Media Posted 4 Dec 06:25 NZDT Cup Spy Dec 2: Luna Rossa swims .. Am Magic flies Cup Spy Dec 2: Luna Rossa swims .. Am Magic flies Luna Rossa capsized in a rapidly building breeze. American Magic foiled solidly for 75nm. Luna Rossa Prada Pirelli, the Italian America's Cup challenger capsized in 21-22kts winds after being caught in a rapidly building breeze and sea state. In Pensacola American Magic put another 75nm in their logbook foiling for 2hrs 43min. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-world.com/nz Posted 4 Dec 00:33 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 4 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 4 Four races held on the Rio de la Plata After no racing on the third day, the Rio de la Plata delivered and four successful races were held on the fourth day. The first and second races were held in winds from the ESE, close to 9 knots. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 3 Dec 20:00 NZDT Cup Spy Dec 1: American Magic caught short Cup Spy Dec 1: American Magic caught short Lesson for all teams as to how crucial the correct sail choice will be in 2024 American Magic spent over five hours on the water, covering 55nm, in lighter winds than expected. Unfortunately the team made the wrong mainsail choice, in the expectation of stronger winds, and had to do tow-starts 75% of the time. by Richard Gladwell Sail-World NZ Posted 2 Dec 21:28 NZDT Cup Spy Nov 30: Fun but Frightening Cup Spy Nov 30: Fun but Frightening Italian Flight controller: "The boat is pretty scary in that condition." Plus a look at that Pole. The Italian challenger say they had a "productive practice day" on Wednesday, sailing in their strongest wind yet in their LEQ12 prototype. We look at the British team's battle over the legality of their Instrumentation Pole. by Richard Gladwell/Sail-world.com/nz Posted 2 Dec 14:43 NZDT Sir Peter Blake Regatta to be supported by Zhik Sir Peter Blake Regatta to be supported by Zhik The largest junior and youth regatta in the Southern Hemisphere The 20th edition of the Sir Peter Blake Regatta, the largest junior and youth regatta in the Southern Hemisphere, will be supported by Zhik as it kicks off this weekend at Auckland's Torbay Sailing Club. by Zhik Posted 2 Dec 11:37 NZDT French Olympic Week in Hyères registration open French Olympic Week in Hyères registration open The meeting will be all-star showing with more than 700 competitors expected from over 50 nations With Paris 2024 Olympic Games just over a year away, the world's best athletes will be present in Hyères. And on the water, the 10 Olympic series will put on a show! by Fédération Française de Voile Posted 2 Dec 07:21 NZDT Barcelona to host the 2023 Rolex TP52 Worlds Barcelona to host the 2023 Rolex TP52 Worlds The first time that the event will be held in the Catalan capital city The 2023 Rolex TP52 World Championship will be contested on the 37th America's Cup racing waters off Barcelona during the week 21st to 26th August when Doug DeVos' Quantum Racing will seek to defend the world title which they won this year in Cascais. by 52 Super Series Posted 2 Dec 04:54 NZDT Introducing the new The Ocean Race VO65 Sprint Cup Introducing the new The Ocean Race VO65 Sprint Cup A new trophy is announced for the VO65 one design class in The Ocean Race 2022-23 Along with five confirmed IMOCA teams racing around the world, up to five VO65 teams will be on the starting line in Alicante, Spain in January, with an option to compete for a new trophy within The Ocean Race called The Ocean Race VO65 Sprint Cup. by The Ocean Race Posted 2 Dec 04:25 NZDT Application open for recyclable sailing school Application open for recyclable sailing school Competition opens to sailing clubs globally Northern Light Composites and not-for-profit Clean Sailors have opened a competition to give sailing clubs around the world the chance to own one of the first ecoOptimists ever produced. by Clean Sailors Posted 1 Dec 23:58 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 2 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 2 Massimo Contessi leads after another challenging day on the water The second day of the Moth World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Argentino, was another complicated one due to the weather conditions. After the morning sailors' meeting, the Race Committee decided to wait ashore first due to lack of wind. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 1 Dec 18:26 NZDT They come in threes They come in threes Ordinarily, you'd assume the worst when you see that line, but it's all good news! Ordinarily, you'd assume the worst when you see that line. It's like ‘Oh no', what's next if you're on the second, or ‘check this out' if you're looking back at all three in wonderment, if somewhat obscured by the tears in your eyes. by John Curnow, Global Editor, SailWorldCruising.com Posted 1 Dec 10:00 NZDT Dragon class celebrates 75 years of Edinburgh Cup Dragon class celebrates 75 years of Edinburgh Cup Teams from around the globe will compete to win the Open British Dragon Championship In 1949 The Edinburgh Cup was gifted to the BDA by the Duke of Edinburgh after the members of the Island SC presented the then Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip with a Dragon named Bluebottle on the occasion of their marriage in 1948. by British Dragon Association Posted 1 Dec 06:12 NZDT The Ocean Race announces new partnership The Ocean Race announces new partnership Red Sea Global becomes The Ocean Race's Regenerative Project Partner Following the recent announcement of an extensive new relationship with Warner Bros. Discovery, The Ocean Race has confirmed a new partnership agreement which will be the first to be amplified via its worldwide broadcast partner. by The Ocean Race Posted 1 Dec 01:12 NZDT America's Cup: Match dates released America's Cup: Match dates released AC37 Event Limited (ACE) have confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the Ameri AC37 Event Limited (ACE) have confirmed both the intended race area and the race dates for the America's Cup Match 2024. The 37th Match will start on October 12, 2024 and racing is scheduled to October 27, 2024. by America's Cup Media Posted 30 Nov 21:56 NZDT Cup Spy Nov 29: American Magic flies high Cup Spy Nov 29: American Magic flies high Motorsport mogul Roger Penske drops in on American Magic. USA and Italy clock up big miles. Motorsport mogul Roger Penske drops in on American Magic, and brings a fresh breeze to Pensacola Bay. USA and Italy clock up big miles on the water in Pensacola and Cagliari. Who will be the first to a 100nm day? by Richard Gladwell/Sail-world.com/nz Posted 30 Nov 19:39 NZDT Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 1 Moth Worlds at Buenos Aires, Argentina day 1 Dylan Fletcher wins the only race on a light wind day The 2022 Moth Class World Championship, organized by the Yacht Club Argentino, got off to a slow start waiting for the wind. With 39 participants from 9 countries, the first day of racing had been eagerly anticipated. by Moth Worlds Argentina 2022 Posted 30 Nov 19:19 NZDT 18ft Skiffs: Andoo sets the benchmark 18ft Skiffs: Andoo sets the benchmark A polished performance in difficult wind conditions in the NSW Championship opener The Andoo team of John Winning Jr, Seve Jarvin and Sam Newton have set a high benchmark to the rest of the 18 footer fleet competing in the NSW Championship, following a polished performance in very difficult wind conditions on Sydney Harbour last Sunday. by Frank Quealey Posted 30 Nov 19:10 NZDT Team Malizia's sailing crew is complete Team Malizia's sailing crew is complete And ready to compete in The Ocean Race Yann Eliès and Axelle Pillain join Boris Herrmann, Will Harris, Rosalin Kuiper, Nicolas Lunven and Antoine Auriol for The Ocean Race 2022-23. They will compete with the brand new IMOCA race yacht Malizia - Seaexplorer. by Team Malizia Posted 30 Nov 13:41 NZDT Catherine Chabaud has double reason to celebrate Catherine Chabaud has double reason to celebrate After Rhum Mono Class Second Place Catherine Chabaud completed a successful, popular return to ocean racing when she finished the 12th Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe in second place in the Rhum Mono class. by La Route du Rhum-Destination Guadeloupe Posted 30 Nov 05:42 NZDT
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